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Richard Beamish

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Portrait of R. Beamish. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of R. Beamish. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known copyri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Beamish AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Richard Hobbs AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/35A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Feb 1894 AWMM WaitemataAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 September 1914 AWMM England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John H. Beamish (father), 11 Northbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/35A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 September 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Sapper AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Military Hospital 6 November 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Phthisis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand with consumption AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Bailey Annex AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Waikato Sanitorium AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died after discharge from the NZEF from disease contracted while on active service, consumption AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. J. H. Beamish, of 11 Northbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, England.

    Returned to New Zealand aboard the HS Maheno January 1916.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, Second term. pp.14-15. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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